Jul 12, 2010

Rawa ( Sooji ) Dosa

Rawa Dosa

Makes: 5 - 6

You will need

1 cup ( 200 g ) rawa ( sooji )
1/2 cup ( 100 g ) curd
3/4 cup water
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon oil / ghee


Mix rawa with curd and salt. Make a batter of pouring consistency by adding water. Keep aside for 6 hours or overnight.

Heat a heavy - bottomed wrought iron griddle or non stick dosa pan on a medium heat.

Grease with little oil / ghee.

Make the dosa by placing a ladleful ( approximately 100 ml ) of batter on the centre. Spread evenly by circular rotations using the base of the ladle, starting from the centre and progressing outwards. Let the dosa color, and sprinkle a few drops of ghee / oil ( optional ).

Turn other side also and cook on a medium heat till golden color.

When ready, carefully remove with the help of a thin spatula. Serve hot with coconut chutney / coriander tomato chutney /sambar.

Tomato Coriander Chutney

Serves: 4


2 tomatoes, roughly chopped
2 onions, roughly chopped
10 cloves garlic, chopped
1/2 bunch coriander , wash & roughly chopped ( including stem )
1 teaspoon chopped ginger ( 1/ 2 - inch piece )
3/4 teaspoon red chilli powder
1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder
3/4 teaspoon salt ( or to taste )
2 teaspoon oil


Heat oil in a pan. Add chopped onions, garlic and fry till light pink.

Add chopped tomatoes, turmeric powder and red chilli powder. Saute on a low heat for 2 minutes.

Add chopped coriander, ginger and salt to taste. Mix all the ingredients well ( do not add water ).

Cover with a lid and cook on a low heat for 10 minutes ( till tomato - onion - coriander mixture thickens ).

Allow the mixture to cool naturally and make a smooth paste in a mixture ( Do not add water ).

Serve with Dosa / Idli / Medu Vada / Pakoda / Bonda ..

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